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Saturday, January 21, 2017

FG pension accrued rights debt hangs at N91bn

Trump inauguration turns violent 

Trump: ‘I think I should keep Twitter going’

Morocco thrash Togo 3-1 to brighten their chances for next round

Jammeh leaves Banjul today into exile

Friday, January 20, 2017

More poultry farms close down as chickens go hungry

Osinbajo receives briefing on The Gambia 

Jonathan moves to reconcile with Obasanjo, holds closed-door talks ‎

President Trump signs 1st bill into law

I will be president for all Americans – Trump

Gambia: Jammeh steps down

NNPC receives 2 gas vessels

Trouble as IPOB members march for Trump

Nigerian equity market records marginal growth of 0.08%

Dogara warns against policy somersault

Gambia army chief recognizes President Barrow as commander-in-chief

Don’t ignore calls to restructure Nigeria, Balarabe Musa tells FG

Revamping your business for the social customer

Donald Trump sworn in as 45th American President

Ghana to review $918mn IMF deal

Mnuchin backs ‘long-term’ strong dollar after mixed Trump signals

Don’t miss this Offer… Own A Property in Lekki

UN targets 6.9m people in need of nutrition, others in 2017

When is the best time to save than invest?

Sony Music seeks Nigeria streaming growth to build on ringback market

Jammeh asks for extension of deadline for him to leave power

Kaduna Govt. says it spent over N8bn on school feeding in 2016

Nigeria ratifies trade facilitation agreement

Are you solving the right problems?

7,000 farmers in Bayelsa set to launch rice planting season

Combating water scarcity, an economic decision – IFAD

Deaths from IDP camp air strike rises to 90, could reach 170 – MSF

MTN Nigeria may defer listing until 2018

More TV networks follow Netflix to binge-watching model

Poultry farmers lament high price of poultry feeds in Delta

Your career needs many mentors, not just one

Osinbajo returns to Abuja, heads to Ibadan on official engagements

Senegal reach Nations Cup quarters, Algeria on the brink

Alibaba joins western corporate elite with $600m deal to sponsor Olympics

Its imperative for us to borrow-Adeosun

Trump lands in Washington DC

Fayose emerges PDP Governors’ Forum chairman

Regional force launches strikes in Gambia

Royalty calls at Kajuru Castle Kaduna

Thursday, January 19, 2017

Dangote refinery, PTI to partner on human capital development in oil/gas sector

Senate trade committee tasks operator to prioritise development of local raw materials

AFCON 2017: Pundits blame Nigeria’s absence to poor football development

Mobile money scheme yet to achieve financial inclusion objective – NIBSS

Top 10 Nollywood movies made N1bn in 2016

Nigerian firms explore export market to make dollar gains

NCDMB plans categorisation of oil, gas fabrication yards

‘Nigerians still confuse depression for spiritual problems’

BEDC deepens capacity development for revenue, customer service

Luxury Residential Market

Prof Paul Ogbuehi: A tribute to doyen of Optometry

BMW sharpens 4 Series range for 2017

Kwara introduces community mobile clinic

Lagos earmarks 181 LG roads for construction in 2017

Buhari heads to UK before approved date, as Presidency insists all is well  

Police raid Premium Times’ head office, arrest publisher, journalist

Jammeh seeks amnesty as Barrow is sworn in as Gambian president

Air Force constitutes board to look into accidental air strike

UN backs Gambia’s new President Adama Barrow

Nigeria fighter jets fly over Gambia

Big boost for retail business as N20bn TSL-REIT enters market

Barrow sworn in as Gambian President in Senegal

AIB boss pledges to make agency outstanding in Nigeria’s aviation sector

FG’s economic policy direction remains unclear-Peterside

NSCDC sets up security outposts on Abuja-Kaduna road

Renaissance Capital appoints Ayeni to its Sub-Saharan Africa research team

LinkedIn unveils new desktop version and more

Toshiba – Shrinking to survive

We’ll construct 181 roads before second quarter – Ambode

NCC confiscated N8.3bn pirated items from 2011 to 2016 – DG

Beyond recession: Towards a resilient economy

Katsina govt. approves N300mn for rehabilitation of 2 dams

U.N. Security Council to vote Thursday to back Gambia intervention

4 secrets to achieving your goals

Ebonyi urges poultry farmers to adopt bio security to prevent Avian influenza

Kano increases rice production to 1.6m tonnes – Ganduje

Cultivation of mushroom, ginger, turmeric can enhance nation’s economic devt

Osinbajo cuts Davos trip as Buhari heads to UK on medical vacation

AngloGold plans more than 800 job cuts in South Africa

“Receiving a national licence was our biggest achievement in 2016 “

Kwara Govt. says no outbreak of Lassa fever, earmarks N222mn for disease prevention

British Airways assures customers of uninterrupted flights

Buhari to proceed on 10-day vacation next week, as PDP’s Effiong defects to APC

Nigeria to improve trade, investment ties with Germany

Man United overtake Real Madrid as world’s richest club

Distribution channels will deepen insurance penetration-NAICOM

Ross steps up anti-Beijing rhetoric adding to fears of a China trade war

W.African leaders hold crisis talks as Jammeh’s mandate ends

AFCON: Cameroon defeat Guinea-Bissau 2-1 to top Group A

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Man arrested for threatening to kill Trump at inauguration

Wednesday, January 18, 2017

Naira closes stable as foreign reserves rise to $27.31bn

Experts to offer options for Nigeria’s bulging urban population

Senate committee scores Dickson high on transparency, accountability

Businesses in Nigeria worry about struggling economy, corruption – report

Reps pass proceed of crimes bill

Metering, sanctions for energy theft, others to address power sector hiccups

Legal profession must sit up to its responsibilities in 2017 – Etomi

Report lists market volatility, political risks as threats to African business

Primary market activity disappears at NSE with no IPOs in 2016

N/ASS adopts N305 exchange rate, raises crude oil benchmark for 2017 budget

Nigeria’s large size malls struggle as vacancy rates hit 56%

Updated: Dangote targets US$100bn business empire

Reps to set up 10-member committee to probe accidental bombing of IDP camp

Five ways Nigerians can deal with stalkers on social media

FG inaugurates 21-man committee to drive recapitalisation of BOA

AirFrance/KLM to strengthen operations in Nigeria 2017

Multiple taxes, dollar scarcity as albatross of domestic airlines

Now that the corporate governance code has been suspended  

Morgan Stanley equity-underwriting revenue down on lower IPO volumes

Goldman Sachs results surge on trading bounce

Reps ask IGP to probe unpaid entitlements of 3,000 dead police officers

Africa’s biggest company Naspers seeks partnerships with phone companies

West Africa readies force to ensure Gambian Inauguration

Nigerian air force deploys to Senegal as Gambia deadline nears

Accenture projects 30% cost reduction on bank infrastructure using blockchain

Trends for entrepreneurs to look out for in 2017

Businesses in Nigeria worried about the struggling economy, corruption –says report

Gambia: ECOWAS to swear-in Barrow in Dakar

“Aba industrial city to host 30,000 artisans”

Troops head for Gambia as Jammeh’s mandate expires

Sterling Group partners Ogun on N3.5bn investment in rice production

Consumers gain most from digitisation- WEF’s report

UK unemployment falls to 1.6 million

Buhari seeks Senate confirmation of Erediauwa as NDIC boss

EE mobile fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

KACCIMA wants Ganduje to carry OPS, others along in execution of projects

Obaseki woos Chinese investors to establish power plant in Gelegele

Inflation rises for fifth consecutive month in U.S.

The proposed closure of Abuja International Airport: Matters arising

Gambians, tourists flee as deadline for Jammeh to surrender power nears

MSF was vaccinating children when air force bombed struck

Accidental bombing: Buhari sends delegation on condolence visit

Nigerian States’ IGR grows by 60% in 6 years

Police avert bloody clash in Kano

Air Force bombing tragedy, a monumental loss – Gen TY Danjuma

Court to hear FG’s $406.7m case against Shell

I won’t defect to APC, says Ekweremadu

The Legislature in Lagos: How Far?

Dangote announces plan to build $100bn business  

How to raise your confidence

Afreximbank to disburse $90bn in support of African trade

Budget padding: court fixes Feb. 20 for hearing in Jibrin’s case

What matters more to your workforce than money


Female writers telling the American immigrant story differently

Taiwan delegation attend Trump inauguration, China tells U.S.

Fadama III: 27 FCT rice production groups get disbursement clearance

May eases Brexit fears but warns UK will walk away from ‘bad deal’

PTAD stops payment for 15,600 pensioners without BVN

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

U.S. warns Yahya Jammeh: ‘You’re losing opportunities’

Aif Force Mishap: UN dispatches medics, airlifts aid officials

Sultan says unity among Nigerians, key to peaceful co-existence, development

Buhari regrets accidental bombing in Borno, says FG will assist State

United Capital, Societe Generale, Orange, others support African SMEs with €77m

‘Nigeria loses $700m to land border vehicle smuggling’

Foreign reserves rises to $27.22bn as naira stabilises

Reps probe River state rerun National & State Assemblies’ elections

Reps receive Committee’s report on MTEF, fiscal policy

Reps advocate job security for Nigerian workers

CBN-BDCs working towards closing inter-bank, parallel exchange rate margin

‘2017 could be turning point for Nigeria’s cocoa industry’

FG urges states to create budget line for drugs value chain logistics

Only I.8m Nigerians are aware of how to bars unsolicited massages-NCC

Nigeria’s recession caused by a slump in six key sectors

How Shippers’ Council, Duncan Maritime plan to open Plateau State for business

Trump’s presidency: US energy and climate change policy changes and outcomes

Achieving energy self-sufficiency in West Africa (II)

Start-ups call for grants to boost ICT sector

IMF and the limits of forex reform

Abuja runway repairs, logistics to cost N7bn

Big brands group and lens maker join forces in €50bn eyewear deal

Cashew farmers earn $300m as FG mulls 3m seeds in 2017

FG moves to standardise Aba-Made shoes, other leather products

Nigerians must increase vigilance to defeat Boko Haram – NLC

Prime Minister Theresa May says U.K. won’t seek membership of EU single market

Weak Yuan sends Chinese investors into copper

Abuja Airport relocation: Police deploys 500 trucks, three helicopters

Pass PIB to save Nigeria’s economy, CLSD tells NASS

Ambode promises structured framework for entertainment

China’s Xi Jinping absolves economic globalization of world’s problems

Bill on registration of foreign employers passes second reading

Gambia – Jammeh declares state of emergency

Rivers Assembly repeals 2008 Reserve fund law

Fani-Kayode’s counsel, others decline to cross examination of EFCC witness

Negotiations to free Chibok girls ongoing, says Lai Mohammed

Southern Kaduna Killings: Army to conduct “Exercise Harbin Kunama II”

CBN warns banks against Bitcoins, other virtual currencies

Herdsman remanded in prison for alleged destruction of farm produce

Association expresses relief as gas vessels discharge at Apapa Terminal

Abuja Light Rail 84% complete – Ag. Secretary

Kano Govt. earmarks N200m to boost rice farming in 2017

Arrest sought of top Samsung heir as Korean corruption scandal broadens

GSS Chibok: Reps to investigate N500m reconstruction fund

Saraki’s CCT trail resumes in Abuja

Dana Gas says 1bn barrels of oil in way of ending glut

Ericsson, 20th Century Fox Television sign deal for VoD services across Sub-saharan Africa

Carney inflation alert as May sets course for clean break with EU

Industrialist calls for agricultural policy on cocoa production to boost economy

Maiduguri blast : Kwara State University to intensify security measures

Four Gambian ministers resign as neighbouring states prepare to step in

Boko Haram claims responsibility for Maiduguri attack

Nigeria Cashew farmers plan output boost with eye on exports

Samsung chief faces long day as South Korean court weighs arrest warrant

Obama tried to stop ties between Japan and Russia – Minister

Rolls-Royce agrees to pay £671m in bribery and corruption settlements

Entomologist suggests establishment of bee farms to boost harvest

Malaysian 2017 palm oil output forecast to rise 12% – Report

AFCON 2017: Cote D’Ivoire, play out dull draw with Togo

Cost of living

NYSC 2016 Batch B stream II orientation begins Jan. 24

Gambia Supreme Court judge declines to rule on Jammeh’s election challenge

AirForce strikes insurgents new hideout in Northern Borno

Lassa fever claims 4 lives in Nasarawa state says Commissioner

Are we having the right conversations at Nigerian literary festivals?

Monday, January 16, 2017

Same sex law: US threatens to withdraw visas of NASS members

Abia FMC poised to make break-through in IVF, open-heart surgery, kidney transplant

We want domestications of big Oil and Gas projects in 2017    

Stability may return to LPG market as NLNG discharges 13,000 tons to Lagos jetty

Finland, Nigeria in new partnership to develop mining sector

FG commits to dialogue with Niger Delta militants to guarantee N1.9trn oil revenue

New Dangote truck assembly plant targets 10,000 units annually

2017: BoI targets 1000 enterprises in funding plan

Crude oil prices expected to increase slightly through next two years

Budget 2017 as the master key

NAICOM says Glanvil Enthoven has been re-registered, licensed

NNPC managing refineries to extinction say experts

$450bn new oil, gas projects to come on stream in 2017 – Wood Mackenzie

Persistent gender-gap in education impacts Nigeria’s long-term sustainable economic growth

Geopolitical worrywarts may have their day at Davos

Nigeria must be prepared for future where oil has little value- Osinbajo

Adeosun positive about Nigeria’s economic recovery, Salami highlights key challenges

Buhari, Saraki condemn terror attack at University of Maiduguri

UNIMAID mosque bomb attack, dangerous development – Atiku

For shale drillers, rising oil prices also come with rising costs

Diego Costa trains alone at Chelsea

‘Low contribution of insurance to GDP means insurance companies should do more’

NNPC, Sahara Energy unveil vessels to address LPG supply hiccups

Step 4: Put a Guard on your Mouth & Mind!

Bargain hunting – Equities Market opens week in the green

Regulatory lacuna fuels compliance conundrum in Nigeria’s $20bn pension industry

Ray-Ban Maker Luxottica to Merge With Lens Company Essilor, Creating $49 Billion Eyewear Giant

Bukola Meshida- Adefope, a story of fortitude, focus and influence

Expect oil sector divestments to restart in 2017 – Ecobank

7 tips for talking to your boss about being overworked

Armed with apps and crops, women lead battle to save Senegal’s shrinking farmland

Sedentary lifestyle increases risk of dementia – study

May set to unveil Brexit blueprint as Hammond warns on tax haven

Norway ditches FM radio for digital-only as Nigeria’s deadline looms

Do something new in these 5 African countries

Bayelsa, Delta, Edo meet EU water project deadline

Inflation is out of CBN’s control – Omisakin

Buhari condemns terror attack at University of Maidugiri

BP’s Deepwater Horizon oil spill lands 102 people in jail for fraudulent claims

Eight ways to save on travel in 2017

Turkish Airlines not involved in accident

Updated: FCTA sets December 2017 date for completion of $824m Abuja light rail

ASUU expresses shock, suspends planned press conference

Anambra Govt. restates commitment to boost MSMEs, targets N20bn

Can Technology Solve India’s Biggest Problem?

The real problem with hypocrisy

Facebook rolls out fake news filter in Germany to foil election hoaxes

Breaking: Bomb explosion rocks University of Maiduguri

Reddit CEO Steve Huffman: How I Work

The downsides of being very emotionally intelligent

FG’s Social Investment:Presidency warns Nigerians against falling prey to extortionists

Big banks outperform small ones as sector differentiation emerges

Sunday, January 15, 2017

NSE Insurance 15 stock prices stuck at near par

Standard Chartered says higher oil prices are no panacea to Nigeria slump 

Big Movers: Financials, oil stocks lead stock gains in 2017

Fund managers hide investors’ losses in ETFs as performance reports overestimate returns

Profitable retail operations buoy Total Nigeria earnings

FG to spend N12bn on agric value chain development

Banks defy recession with strong share price performance

KPMG seeks increased government response on cyber security

Procrastination and your Personal Finances

In your insurance contract, do not take precautions for granted

Strategies for helping you change your financial habits

House of Reps set to pass the MTEF and Fiscal Strategy Paper (FSP)

The budget and external loans

Is it too late to plan your finances?

Shareholders advise financial regulators on sanctions, penalties

Indomie ranked number one in FMCG category across Africa

Oyo Govt. to empower 717 rice, cassava farmers

Kwara launches N41m micro-credit loan scheme for women

Army gets 2nd Mechanised Brigade in A/Ibom

Agency targets N20bn to boost MSMEs in Anambra

NAOWA presents food items to widows of fallen heroes

Entertainment industry: platform to create jobs for Nigerian youths

I`ll stand by Buhari in case of political re-alignment, says Ndume

Traders attribute scarcity of oranges to multiple taxation, strike by wholesalers

Edo APC Rep Primary: Aspiarant rejects outcome

President Buhari, Osinbajo, others remember fallen heroes

NPA boss urges Police to capture killers of LASTMA official in Apapa

NPA, British High Commission partner to develop Nigerian seaports

Delta farmer urges govt. support to boost soya bean production

Ex-soldiers want FG to harmonise pension with salaries of serving officers

Mimiko promises payment of bursary, scholarship before exit

Ambode restates commitment to welfare of ex-soldiers, families

‘To get out of recession, Nigeria should study how other countries did it’

U.S. Shale makes move that OPEC dreads

PDP, APC at war again over INEC, police offenders in Rivers rerun elections

Nigerian Police operates obsolete website

May to seek Hard Brexit by leaving EU Market

NMRC and waning optimism

Army kills 13 Boko Haram suspects in clearance operations

Serena defers engagement joy to focus on Australian Open

Armed Forces Remembrance Day: Buhari prays for families of fallen soldiers

Man on ‘Omugwo’ mission and the verdict of an insider

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